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Chandra Bhan Prasad


Chandra Bhan Prasad is an influential Dalit thinker and writer. He tweets @cbhanp

Why Dalit Rajiv Kain is unlikely to enter the Billionaires Club
Thu, Nov 16, 2017

One may argue that the tendering process doesn’t discriminate between Dalits and non-Dalits. But here’s the catch. The tender document allows bidders to accommodate a partner. But Kain hasn’t been able to find one because he is a Dalit

Mahatma Macaulay
Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Robert Clive founded the British Raj, Lord Macaulay sowed the seeds of its end

But the Earth moves, and Rohith Vemula is a Dalit
Thu, Aug 17, 2017

To the local district authorities, to citizens of Telugu country, to the Dalit masses, Rohith’s mother Radhika is a Dalit, her eldest child Nileema is a Dalit, the youngest child Raja is a Dalit, which means Rohith Vemula too ought to be a Dalit.

With 2019 closing in, anxiety grips Dalits
Thu, Jul 20, 2017

The BJP’s 2014 poll campaign, built on the vikas theorem and subtly underlaid by Hindutva, sold well. After that, things began changing, fast. The saffron fabric was fully and openly in fashion, with all kinds of Hindutva groups flaunting their newly acquired power in streets and parks.

BJP’s Kovind strike encircles, isolates Jatavs
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

The RSS and BJP continue to question constitutionally mandated affirmative actions for Dalits, which is why their Dalit outreach remains thin on the ground